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23rd Mar

Senior Front-End Engineer

— Progressive tech stack (Node, Angular, Vue)

Salary: £40K - £50K
Location: Bristol
Type: Permanent
Ref: 8159

Description

  • Progressive technology stack including Node.js, Vue.js, JavaScript, Angular.js, Go, Elasticsearch, Redis, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Distributed systems, machine learning, data mining, iOS, Android, Linux, Git.
  • Pick your own kit, training budget, conference attendance, open source contribution and more.
  • This is just the first stage of scaling up the business and there’s lots of opportunity for future progression.

An innovative software house, based near Temple Meads in Bristol, has recently secured investment to begin their next stages of scaling up the business. They produce high quality, complex data-driven applications that are used by millions of people worldwide and have a wide range of really impressive clients already on the books. They are now looking for a bright and passionate Senior Front-End Developer to join the team, helping to lead and mentor.  So if you want the opportunity to work with cutting edge tech in a friendly and passionate environment then this is the place for you!

What experience you'll need

  • To be in with a chance of joining this relaxed yet hard working team you’ll need to have proven coding skills and a passion for what you do – So excellent skills with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript with OOP concepts are a must. 
  • Knowledge and/or experience with modern JS frameworks such as Node, Express, Vue, React and Angular. Commercial experience with frameworks is essential.
  • You’ll have some strong examples of eye-catching work to show off and ideally a Github/collection of personal projects or code samples to demonstrate your thirst for learning new tech. 
  • Commercial experience working with Kanban and/or SCRUM.
  • They need someone with a positive attitude who is easy to get on with, you’ll be used to sharing ideas amongst other developers and suggesting new ideas and tech.
  • Experience mentoring junior staff or any previous leadership roles would be a real bonus.

What you'll be doing

Your primary responsibility will be working on the company’s core products, smart adverts, content delivery solutions and new products for the business that you’ll be able to have a significant impact on. You’ll be learning how to build and scale JS apps and tools quickly within a product lead business. There’s a real emphasis on collaboration and so you’ll be working closely across teams and you’ll be asked to contribute your ideas and opinions on most projects you’ll be working on. There’s also a real belief in open source contribution and community engagement and you’ll be encouraged to be part of that. Currently there are some amazingly talented developers in the team, however now the business is scaling up, they feel like there's a need to find more experienced senior developers that can help the juniors and middleweights through mentoring and leadership.

What you'll get in return for your talents

In return you’ll benefit from ongoing personal development including an impressive training budget and access to industry events. You’ll also be welcomed into a positive office environment with an unrivalled sense of autonomy in the work place including flexible working hours and occasional remote work, so this really suits someone who is hardworking and independent and really loves to code.  Its high profile work that anyone would want in their portfolio so if you’ve got the right set of skills then expect £40-50K in this role.  You can pick your own hardware and get involved in regular team socials and trips across the offices in Bristol and London

What next?

This is a really awesome opportunity and they’re hiring now so send in your CV and examples to Jack for more info!

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